US Cellular Galaxy S III to receive Jelly Bean Update This Week

  It was said earlier this year that Android is not known for providing its updates quickly. There are a number of Android phones (particularly those on contract plans from 2 years ago) that still run Gingerbread (2.3); few run Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), and a tiny percent of the ICS crowd now has

Samsung Dethrones Nokia as Top Mobile Phone Brand in 2012

For the first time in 14 years, Nokia will not finish on top of the mobile phone business annual report after Samsung overtook the Finnish company as top mobile brand in 2012. According to a survey conducted by research firm IHS iSuppli, Samsung tallied 29 percent of worldwide shipment from 24 percent last year, while

Rumor: Nokia To Unveil Windows RT Tablet At Mobile World Congress

If you remember, back in March this year rumors about Nokia allegedly working on a Windows 8 based tablet had cropped up. The tablet in development was said to get into production in time for the launch of Windows 8. In fact, Nokia’s design head himself had confirmed that he was at the time working

The IPhone Meets Red Lobster: Lobster Mobile Telephone Case

Some restaurants are easy to remember; after all, the icon or mascot for the restaurant matches the name of the restaurant. Red Lobster is one of those restaurants; the symbol is a red lobster, and you can find lobsters in the restaurant aquariums when you walk into the place. I used to look at them

Apple Loses Bid for US Market Ban on Samsung Smartphones

Apple’s request to ban Samsung smartphones from the US market was denied despite a ruling from a jury that the South Korean firm is guilty of patent infringement. But despite winning in the patent case, the judge said that Apple failed to prove that the patent violation affects the decision of people in buying their

Samsung Announces Its New Galaxy Grand Dual and Single-SIM Versions

  It’s the end of the year, a time when consumers shop for Christmas presents and deliberate about New Year’s resolutions; when retail stores prepare for one of the most exciting financial collections of the year, and tech companies quietly research their newest gadgets – hoping to get them out in 2013 as soon as

Blackberry 10 to Be Tested By 120 Customers From Variety of Industries

Research In Motion announced that 120 selected customers from a variety of industries will begin the beta testing of their brand new Blackberry Enterprise Service 10 and their pre-production Blackberry 10 smartphones. According to RIM’s official announcement, the technical preview program will give selected customers access to their newly-built mobility management solution. The 120 customers

Google Maps standalone app available iOS today, includes turn by turn GPS

All iPhone and iPad users who have not yet upgraded to iOS 6 may now consider doing so, as Google Inc. recently confirmed the availability of its latest patented Google Maps app that is deliberately designed to somehow mend Apple’s mapping problems on iOS devices. It is a standalone iOS maps app that includes a

Yahoo! Mail Gets a Major Facelift

Yahoo! Chief Executive Marissa Mayer made her first major move since taking over the struggling company after giving their popular e-mail client a major facelift. In a blog post posted on her official website, Mayer unveiled the new standalone Yahoo! Mail applications for smartphones running the Android operating system, while also announcing Yahoo’s first application